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Joint injections are used to treat children with arthritis. High-dose steroids are directly injected into the diseased joint spaces.
Juvenile ankylosing spondylitis (JAS) is a type of arthritis that affects the spine and the sites where the muscles, tendons, and ligaments are attached to bone. Learn more about this condition.
Juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is a rare disease that causes muscle inflammation and a skin rash. It is one of the conditions in a group of conditions called the dermatomyositis/polymyositis complex and is the condition most often seen in children. Learn more about this condition.